nine nights exploring the wildlife of remote botswana
Witness one of the longest zebra migrations in the world and with it the predators that follow.
Richard, our Botswana specialist says:
This itinerary includes 3 contrasting environments but in the comfort of incredible tented accommodation giving providing an experience which brings you as close to your natural surroundings as possible. Your first stop will be 3 nights at the new Migration Expeditions in Nxai Pan. This is a great area to witness one of the longest zebra migrations and with this the predators that follow. After 3 nights you will fly into the Khwai area in the Okavango Delta for 3 nights in Khwai Tented Camp where you will be truly in ore by the incredible wildlife found in this area. Khwai is one of the few game viewing areas which provides incredible sightings all year round. Finally fly up to your last stop in the northern parts of Botswana, Linyanti Bush Camp to explore the banks of the Linaynti wetlands. Bordering the Chobe National Park this areas boast huge numbers of elephant and Buffalo along with all the other plains game species and predators you would expect to find. Sticking with the same operators often means better rates resulting in trip being a great way to make the most of your holiday budget.
- Nine nights in luxurious tented accommodation
- Explore and experience 3 contrasting environments in remote Botswana
- Witness one of the longest zebra migrations in the world
- Experience the incredible wildlife of the Okavango Delta
- Traverse the Linaynti wetlands which boasts huge numbers of elephants
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Day 1- Your adventure begins:
Fly into Johannesburg and then up to Maun, Botswana. Once you arrive in Maun you will be met by a representative who will escort you through to your light aircraft transfer which will fly you for 45 minutes into the Naxi pan where you will be by your guide and driven to camp. You will be spending 3 nights at the new Migration Expeditions Camp.
Day 2 to 4:
Activities at Nxai Pan are focused around game drives exploring the national park searching for the Kalahari black maned lions as well as the large bull elephants which can be found in this area. Nxai Pan is also well known for being on the route of one of the largest Zebra migrations in Africa. You will be staying in one of 6 canvas tents sitting on low decking with beautiful views stretching freely as far as they eye can see.
Day 4 - To the Okavango Delta:
After breakfast and an early morning game drive you will be taken to the airstrip to take a light aircraft transfer to Khwai in the Okavango Delta. You will be met at the airstrip by your guide and taken to Khwai Tented Camp where you will be spending 3 nights exploring the banks of the game rich Khwai River
Day 4 to 7 - In search of wild dogs and leopards:
This area is great to explore by vehicle making the most of the cooler mornings and evening to really soak in all the wildlife. This area borders the Moremi Game Reserve and is particularly well known for high concentrations of predators, especially wild dog and leopard. Other activities include guided walks and mokoro trips.
Day 7 - To the Linyati Marshes:
The final stop on your trip will be 3 nights at Linyanti Bush Camp located on the edge of the Linyanti Marshes.
Day 8 & 9:
Based in this stunning private reserve, it offers incredible game viewing with famously high numbers of elephant and buffalo with the large number of plains game congregating for year-round water predators are not far behind. Due to the nature of the wetlands and marshes this is one of the few areas which provides a primary water source all year round when many other areas have dried out allowing for diverse and great wildlife sightings all year round.
Duration: 10 Days
Location: Botswana, Africa